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Students learn how to conduct oral history interviews; examine historical documents, objects, and photographs; and design a personal monogram. Back in the classroom, students apply these techniques to make family albums that chronicle their own families’ pasts and record daily lives.
Available weekdays, fall and spring, for grades 4 – 6.
Length: 2.5 hours. Maximum 50 students per program.
Type of Program: Field Trips
Related Topics: Family
Connections to Massachusetts State Curriculum Frameworks (August 2003 version)
History and Social Science
Concepts and Skills: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Learning Standards: 3.8, 3.9, 3.12
Concepts and Skills: 1, 2, 3
English Language Arts
Eliza Susan Quincy recorded this inventory of the west parlor at Quincy House in 1879. It is now in the collection of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Read the full inventory.